Sportz – Leicester City 4 Fulham 3 match report: Last-gasp Lloyd Dyer claims Fulham scalp in League Cup

JIMMY ODUMUYIWA @le_visibilitybloG

Leicester City have a good relationship with this competition and demonstrated their Premier League credentials with this win against Fulham.

The team second in the Championship, who won the League Cup in 1997 and 2000 under Martin O’Neill, were well worth their place in the last eight.

Leicester’s current manager, Nigel Pearson, had said it would not be a shock if his side beat Fulham and the only real surprise was that the margin of victory was not greater.

Substitute Lloyd Dyer won a breathtaking game as the clock ticked into injury time.

For Fulham, who appeared to have turned turned the corner with wins over Stoke and Crystal Palace, this is another step backwards after their defeat at Southampton.

Martin Jol remains under scrutiny at Craven Cottage and games against Manchester United and Liverpool provide two tough tests before the international break.

Fulham went ahead on 18 minutes. Adel…

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